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  1. How do I handle insubordinate CNAs?
    Everyone seems to have problems with the PCT's at some point. There's one on my unit that's been there for 32 yrs! She acts like she runs the place. She disregards new grads. Pushes them aside at...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Step away from the old nurse!
    I can't say I know what you guys are talking about, but as a new grad always needing help and eager to learn, I appreciate your experience and helpful attitudes =)
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Why is unionization a subject of taboo??
    Seriously? you don't understand why "union" is a dirty word? It threatens the way business is done. Look at the U.S. automotive industry. Unions were originally meant as a way to get fair...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Why does this stigma exist in relation to new nurses?
    Reading the replies, it sounds like everyone is frustrated and unappreciated. Old and new. I think it stems from a lack of understanding on both sides. Some older nurses, who haven't stayed current...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Clinical Post Conference
    OMG 2 hours!!!???!?! That's just crazy. My last med/surg clinical professor did 45 min max. I can't imagine what would be important enough to warrant 2 hours! Clinicals are clinicals, not extra time...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. How is there a shortage?
    I totally agree! great point. After your first med/surg clinical, talk to the unit manager or charge nurse to get a PRN position. This is a great schedule for being in school and it gives you an in...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How is there a shortage?
    I just graduated this past May. I too was very worried about finding a new grad position. Especially after reading all the comments on here. That concern lead me to get a CNA/PCT job while still in...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Ortho/Neuro
    thanks for all the tips guys. I better brush up on my neuro assessment skills =)
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ortho/Neuro
    So, I suppose I'm one of the lucky ones. I passed nursing school this past May, after having gotten a PCT job at a local hospital during my last semester. As just about every new grad, I was hoping...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. RN starting salaries in DC metro area
    I can't speak for the whole area, but I have heard from PCT's that worked in the hospital setting (Suburban and Shady Grove) and then became RN's, that they were offered $25-$27 an hour plus...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. Chance of ADN to get a Hospital Job?
    where are you? I'm in the DC metro area and we are at all the surrounding hospitals. I have also heard managers say that they prefer grads from our two year program because it's more grounded in...
    May 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Chance of ADN to get a Hospital Job?
    I don't know what area you are in, but where I am jobs for all new grads are in demand. That said, I am a recent grad of a two year program and I have a hospital job waiting for me to pass the NCLEX....
    May 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Studying-TEAS, taking test soon!
    I'm taking the TEAS on the 20th and I'm preparing with the study guide. The testing center said that I am not allowed to bring anything, including pencil and blank paper, into the facility. No...
    May 7, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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